§ Mr. Roger King
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list all road construction contracts which his Department intended to award in 1986–87 as identified in table 1 of Class VIII, Vote 1 of the Supply Estimates 1986–87, showing in each case whether the contract has been let or whether it is expected to be let during the remainder of 1986–87, and giving in each case the total value of the contract and the expansion likely to be incurred in 1986–87.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
The information requested is as follows:
Contract let Contract value Estimated expenditure this year £ million £ million M63/66 Portwood-Denton 1 51.5 6.3 A361 Tiverton-Newtown 2/87 323.0 0.3
Contract let Contract value Estimated expenditure this year £ million £ million A69 Newcastle Western Bypas 2 364.0 0.1 A27 Havant-Chichester Bypass 9/86 20.0 4.5 1This scheme is being constructed under two contracts. The first was let in August 1986, the second is planned to be let very soon. 2Contracts for various advance works have already been let. The main works for this scheme are to be constructed in four sections. The first contract is expected to be let in summer 1987. 2Estimate.